It also has a bird's-eye view mode of intersections, so you can easily see exactly where you are and where you should be.
Points of interest, or POIs, are crucial in an auto GPS, because they allow you to find restaurants, gas stations and tourist attractions easily.
Capacitive screens are used in smartphones and provide a much more responsive interface than the resistive touchscreens found in most navigation GPS units.
It offers pinch-to-zoom touchscreen functionality, which allows you to zoom in and out like you do with a smartphone. The GPS connects directly to the mount, and the mount plugs into your cigarette lighter.
The Nuvi 3597 has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that lasts for up to two hours, so you'll have some battery life even if you forget to plug in the included charging cable.